Rape, a heinous crime has become a common culture. Every day we hear some of the other rape story making headlines. Many a time this crime goes unnoticed as the victims fail to speak up about it. A similar case can be seen in. A retires school teacher, as come out on the public domain and is now sharing her story.
The victim was sexually assaulted years ago. In a shocking revelation, she said that she was raped by her son’s best friend. But the woman is coming out with this story now, years after the incident happened. This case is also a typical example of how women due to pressure from society and self-doubt fail to come out with the ills that happen with her.
It is also observed that in most of the rape cases, the perpetrator is found to be someone known. In this case, the rapist turned out to be her son’s best friend.
Victim Distraught After Incident
The victim, Carlyn Thompson, 58 from Scotland was raped by her son’s childhood best friend, Gregory Houslin, now 38. According to Carlyn, Gregory used to come to her house to play video games with her sons, Matthew, now 37 and Dom, now 36.
After this incident took place, Carlyn along with her sons was left distraught. Houslin was jailed five and a half years in 2005 at St Albans Crown Court after he was found guilty of one count of rape. He was 23 when he was sentenced for this crime. Then he was released four years into his sentence.
“Ripped Me By My Arms”
The attack on the victim took place in the year 2015.
“We chatted about work, family and watched some TV. Then I asked him to leave as it was late. I opened the front door for him, but he refused to go. Out of nowhere he ripped me by my arms and pulled me on the sofa. I was in complete shock and began to scream,” said Carlyn.